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Flood Watch

December 21, 2013

Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
350 AM EST SAT DEC 21 2013

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING…

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF INDIANA…KENTUCKY AND OHIO…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN INDIANA…DEARBORN…FAYETTE IN…FRANKLIN IN…OHIO…RIPLEY…SWITZERLAND…UNION IN AND WAYNE. IN KENTUCKY…BOONE…BRACKEN…CAMPBELL…CARROLL…GALLATIN…GRANT…KENTON…MASON…OWEN…PENDLETON AND ROBERTSON. IN OHIO…ADAMS…AUGLAIZE…BROWN…BUTLER…CHAMPAIGN…CLARK…CLERMONT…CLINTON…DARKE…DELAWARE…FAIRFIELD…FAYETTE OH…FRANKLIN OH…GREENE…HAMILTON…HARDIN…HIGHLAND…HOCKING…LICKING…LOGAN…MADISON…MERCER…MIAMI…MONTGOMERY…PICKAWAY…PIKE…PREBLE…ROSS…SHELBY…UNION OH AND WARREN.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL FOCUS AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION INTO SUNDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION…THE RECENT MELTING OF SNOW HAS ELEVATED STREAMS SLIGHTLY AND WILL HELP INCREASE THE FLOOD THREAT. RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 1.5 TO 3.5 INCH RANGE WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS MAY INCLUDE FLOODED ROADS AS WELL AS STREAMS AND RIVERS EXCEEDING BANK FULL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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